Ellen Pompeo: I’m Offended when People Say Grey’s Anatomy Can't Continue without McDreamy

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Ellen Pompeo: I’m offended when people say Grey’s Anatomy can't continue without McDreamy

"It’s like, Annalise Keating carries the show, Olivia Pope carries the show,” she says of her Shondaland counterparts on How to Get Away with Murder and Scandal. “But somehow, Meredith Grey needs someone. Why can’t I just be the lead of the show the way Annalise and Olivia can? Why can’t I be on that poster by myself?” PLUS: James Pickens Jr. joins Twitter.


Jeb Bush: Stephen Colbert “gave me holy heck” -- even though his producer approved our Late Show raffle

"But apparently he didn’t hear about it,” the Republican presidential candidate told supporters. "So he just gave me holy heck."


Scott Porter joins Robert Kirkman’s Outcast

The Friday Night Lights and Hart of Dixie alum will play a former jock on Cinemax’s exorcism drama.


Game of Thrones casts UnReal star as Samwell Tarly’s brother

Freddie Stroma, who played the bachelor on Lifetime's spoof of The Bachelor, is joining Season 6 as Dickon Tarly. PLUS: Introducing Game of Thrones pinball.


Why GLAAD is discontinuing its annual report on gays on TV

GLAAD says its National Responsibility Index is no longer necessary since most major networks now score at least “adequate” in their representation of the LGBT community.


Danger Mouse turns Jimmy Kimmel into "Jimmy Camel”

The Netflix cartoon reboot will feature an appearance by a character based on Kimmel. PLUS: YouTube gamers educate Kimmel.


NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice considering Magic Johnson, Mark Cuban and Richard Branson

According to People, NBC has a “long list” of potential hosts.


Xena: Warrior Princess premiered 20 years ago today

Lucy Lawless celebrated the anniversary, tweeting: "20 years since #Xena hit the air. We love and thank you for dancing with us. & for doing great work in your communities. I'm proud of U."


Here’s a rundown of Labor Day Weekend TV marathons

Catch up on Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Empire over the next three days. PLUS Here are five shows you can quickly binge on.


Why Rookie Blue’s season finale felt like a series finale

Showrunner Tassie Cameron says it was her last show, and adds: “We weren’t sure what was going to happen, so we tried to make it a satisfying conclusion in case it is the end of the show, but with lots of openings to indicate new kinds of characters if we were to reboot the series. It’s more conclusive than some of our season enders, which have been a bit more cliffhanger-y.”


Watch Billy on the Street’s trailer featuring Tina Fey and Chris Pratt

Sarah Jessica Parker, Jason Sudeikis and Julianne Moore are also on tap for next season.


Check out The Punisher’s arsenal on Netflix's Daredevil

Jon Bernthal tweeted a pic of him standing in front of a wall filled with assault weapons.